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There must be an inquiry

I do agree an inquiry into the Afghanistan war would be a good idea (“The case for an Afghanistan inquiry,” September), so long as it isn’t of Chilcot duration.

Polly Toynbee, author and columnist


If there is an inquiry into Afghanistan, it should call on the very small number of British experts who knew the country well since the 1980s and 1990s, but whose clear advice was totally ignored by the most senior politicians, generals and colonels.

Looking to Afghanistan’s future, there is a small window of opportunity for peace as many thousands of…

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